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Leather Jacket Love Story (1997)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 20 February 1998 (USA)
Kyle is 18, an aspiring poet hoping to find inspiration by moving to the arty Silver Lake neighborhood of LA, and maybe love too. On day one, he finds a funky coffee shop, where he hopes to do some writing, but instead meets an older hunk.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Tataryn ...
Kyle
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Mike
Geoff Moody ...
Ian (as Geoffrey Moody)
Héctor Mercado ...
Sam (as Hector Mercado)
Stephen J. McCarthy ...
Madge (as Steven J. McCarthy aka Madame Dish)
Erin Krystle ...
Charella
Craig Olsen ...
Amanda
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Martine
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Jack
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Julian
Worthie Meacham ...
Waitress (as Worthie Meacham aka Momma)
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Mom
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Youth
Sophie Poster ...
Grandma
Daniel Escobar ...
Zana
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Storyline

In this gay romantic comedy tinged with a bit of fetish, teen Kyle (Sean Tataryn) is a hopeful poet who, bored with his superficial life and West Hollywood friends, decides to move to the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles, an area which he thinks is edgier and more artistic. Just after moving, Kyle discovers a neighborhood coffee shop, where he is hoping to get his poetic juices flowing, but instead meets a motorcycle riding 30-year-old carpenter (Christopher Bradley). Will their one night stand turn into something more? Written by TrivWhiz

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A Twink Meets Hunk Romance

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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20 February 1998 (USA)  »

Box Office

Budget:

$67,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,784 (USA) (20 February 1998)

Gross:

$12,784 (USA) (20 February 1998)
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California Gay rights pioneer Morris Kight appears in a cameo as a grumpy poet, his only feature film appearance. See more »

Connections

References Sweet Bird of Youth (1962) See more »

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Sucker
Written by Ron Beck
Performed by Steven Andrews
Published by RB Songs, ASCAP
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11 March 1999 | by (Phoenix AZ) – See all my reviews

I have to admit, I have never been a big fan of romance films, gay or straight. This was what I would call a "cute" movie, the filmmakers did well on a low budget. It was just too predictable, as most romance films are. I rented it because I will watch anything Mink Stole is in. The three sassy drag queens were fantastic, and finally a movie with gratuitous male nudity!


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